Ornamental Plants as Invasive Aliens: Problems and Solutions in Kruger National Park, South Africa

@article{Foxcroft2008OrnamentalPA,
  title={Ornamental Plants as Invasive Aliens: Problems and Solutions in Kruger National Park, South Africa},
  author={L. Foxcroft and D. M. Richardson and John R. U. Wilson},
  journal={Environmental Management},
  year={2008},
  volume={41},
  pages={32-51}
}
The most widespread invasive alien plant species in South Africa’s Kruger National Park (KNP) were either introduced unintentionally along rivers and roads, or intentionally for use as ornamentals. We examine the spatial distribution of ornamental alien plants in KNP, look at the link between human population size, history, and species richness, and show how the distribution of particular species reflects the likely history of ornamental plantings. Results are used to assess whether past… Expand
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